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Connecting MindConnect IoT2050 to MindSphere network

The following options are available for integrating the device in existing or planned system environments and networks.

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① X1 LAN - P1 port, X1 LAN - P2 port

② X60-USB 1 port, X60-USB 2 port

The following table explains each connection port in detail:

Port Description
X1 LAN - P1 RJ45 Ethernet connection 1 for 100/1000 Mbps. Access to the plant network or asset (e.g. S7, OPC UA).
Required to complete onboarding process.
X1 LAN - P2 RJ45 Ethernet connection 2 for 100/1000 Mbps. Access to the Internet (to MindSphere).
Required to start onboarding process.
X60-USB 1 USB3.0 Type A, high current (max. 900 mA). Configuration file on USB stick.
Required during onboarding process.
X60-USB 2 USB2.0 Type A, high current (max. 500 mA). Configuration file on USB stick.
Required during onboarding process.

Prerequisite

For 250 datapoints read per second, the upload bandwidth should be at least 0.5 Mb/s.

Procedure

Before you start onboarding, connect MindConnect IoT2050 to MindSphere, as follows:

Insert Ethernet cable into the port labeled with X1 LAN - P2 to connect MindConnect IoT2050 to MindSphere.

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Connecting the port X1 P1 for Internet (MindSphere)

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Last update: October 25, 2022